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Medical Oncology Registrars (VID: 6890)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Position Type: Medical
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 15/01/2024
The Organisation

Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) is part of Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand and provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus in Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

Start date: ASAP Start
The Opportunity
Looking for an opportunity to progress your training as an advanced training Medical Oncology Registrar?
MidCentral District is located in Palmerston North City could be the perfect place for you!

MidCentral District is accredited for 24 months of advanced training for Medical Oncology.
MidCentral District provides a regional tertiary Cancer Treatment Service providing Medical Oncology, Haematology and Radiation Oncology to the populations of the following districts within Te Whatu Ora| Health New Zealand: Taranaki, Whanganui, Hawkes Bay and MidCentral.
Outpatient clinics form a large part of this role. As one of three advanced trainees you will participate in local clinics and share attendance at regional clinics. In addition, support to the inpatients is provided in conjunction with Medical Oncologists, a Medical Registrar and House Officer.

The weekday on call roster is 1600 – 2300. Weekends are 0800 – 2300.
Call frequency is 1 in 11!
Come and join us
Employing over 2500 people, MidCentral offers a supportive work environment that accepts and values all employees.  We actively seek Māori kaimahi into our workforce and provide an environment which delivers our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

MidCentral region offers an excellent lifestyle for families with scenic spots for hiking and mountain-biking, great schools and tertiary institutions.  With the mountains, city and sea at your doorstep, you’ll get to taste the best of both worlds – the perfect blend of rural and city living.
For more information about our beautiful city and region visit:
  • An encouraging learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
  • A professional and supportive culture and team setting
  • Fulfilling and challenging work with great lifestyle options
  • Tailored wellness programmes
How to apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (by submitting your cover letter and CV), please click “APPLY NOW.”  For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal.
For further information about the position please contact:
Lindy Chivell on +64(0)63508828 or

Also visit our career site:  Careers at Te Whatu Ora MidCentral (
We strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We aim to develop a diverse team that reflects the communities that we serve, and we welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations and accessibility needs.

MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the
community we serve.

​Please apply on line or send your application to:
Lindy Chivell, Recruitment Officer
Medical Administration Unit
Private Bag 11036
Palmerston North
Ph: + 64 6 350 8828
Fax: + 64 6 350 8627

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